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Mother and baby brushing teeth
May 9, 2019, 10:26 PM
Having a dental procedure can be stressful for a child, but it’s common for the anxiety to persist once the procedure is finished. Some children wake up from a procedure still feeling nervous. Luckily there are ways to ease a…
Family with 2 young children
Apr 22, 2019, 9:14 PM
It’s common knowledge that our children should be visiting the dentist every six months to get a dental cleaning and a checkup. We also know that a toothache indicates the need to visit the dentist quickly and that bleeding…
Young boy in swimwear and father in background
Apr 10, 2019, 7:00 PM
It might sound cliché, but simple oral hygiene like brushing, flossing, and visiting a dentist regularly really is the most effective way to prevent dental cavities in children. For some children and teens, however, there are…
Young baby smiling
Mar 27, 2019, 10:23 PM
Baby teeth are a very important part of helping your child achieve and maintain beautiful and healthy smiles that will grow with them into adulthood. You can help your children keep their teeth strong and healthy throughout…
Child braces on a young teen with thumbs up
Mar 11, 2019, 9:57 PM
Orthodontic treatment can sometimes cause pain or discomfort as the teeth are guided into the right position. For those considering orthodontic treatment, the possibility that the braces will cause pain is one of the most…
Two young girls smiling, one with braces
Feb 25, 2019, 9:22 PM
Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, we know that patients who are proud of their smiles and confident to show them off will benefit from better self-esteem and tend to be happier with their overall…
Gap between teeth
Feb 11, 2019, 8:50 PM
Gap bands are a potentially damaging new trend being used by American teens. These bands are being sold online and are used to help close gaps in the teeth but are being utilized without the supervision of an orthodontic…
Young child with juice box
Jan 28, 2019, 10:20 PM
Juice, even if it contains 100% fruit juice, is very high in sugar content and is causing a dental cavity epidemic among America’s children. Frequent consumption of juice beverages, even if you’ve watered down, can still…
Family camping
Jan 14, 2019, 10:21 PM
Every year, most Americans set goals that we intend to keep throughout the year. These goals, which we refer to as New Year’s resolutions are an attempt to better ourselves from the year before. These goals can range from…
Child in dental chair
Dec 27, 2018, 9:34 PM
If you’re looking to make the most out of your child’s next visit to Firestone Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, there are a few questions you can ask in order to learn as much as you can about your child’s dental health.…